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His hands frozen from throwing snowballs, Victor Rodriguez, 9, tries to warm his hands at Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park.  'I'd seen snow before,' said Rodriguez, 'but I've never touched it.'  Michel Fortier/Staff

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His hands frozen from throwing snowballs, Victor Rodriguez, 9, tries to warm his hands at Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park. "I'd seen snow before," said Rodriguez, "but I've never touched it." Michel Fortier/Staff

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  • Vivian Whiteway, 10, left and friend Sara Naso, 8, right, make snow angels at Snowfest 2008 Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.  Three large snow mounds and a snow slide provided hands-on opportunities to play in the cold stuff.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • INSIDE PHOTO-It wasn't quite Mount Everest, but Marta Castano managed to make it up to the top of a snow mound with her children Emanuel, 1, and Vanessa, 3, Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008.  Approximately 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults who waited in lines over 100 deep for their chance to play in the cold stuff.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • His hands frozen from throwing snowballs, Victor Rodriguez, 9, tries to warm his hands at Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park.  'I'd seen snow before,' said Rodriguez, 'but I've never touched it.'  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Arianna Childs, 6, takes aim at her mother Alicia Childs with a snowball during Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.  The snow and temptation to make snowballs proved to be too great for the majority.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Seth Cappucilli takes aim at his mother who's taping his escapades Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008 in Golden Gate Community Park.     Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Sitting on top of a large mound of snow, Kalai Robert, 1, is unsure how to react to the chunk of snow presented by Paul Attard Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Marlene Attard, left, reaches a hand out to Kalai Robert, 1, who is unsure whether or not he likes snow as he slides down a mound of the cold stuff from Paul Attard, top right.  Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Vivian Whiteway, 10, left and friend Sara Naso, 8, right, make snow angels at Snowfest 2008 Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.  Three large snow mounds and a snow slide provided hands-on opportunities to play in the cold stuff.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • INSIDE PHOTO-It wasn't quite Mount Everest, but Marta Castano managed to make it up to the top of a snow mound with her children Emanuel, 1, and Vanessa, 3, Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008.  Approximately 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults who waited in lines over 100 deep for their chance to play in the cold stuff.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • His hands frozen from throwing snowballs, Victor Rodriguez, 9, tries to warm his hands at Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park.  'I'd seen snow before,' said Rodriguez, 'but I've never touched it.'  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Arianna Childs, 6, takes aim at her mother Alicia Childs with a snowball during Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where 70 tons of ice was turned into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.  The snow and temptation to make snowballs proved to be too great for the majority.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Seth Cappucilli takes aim at his mother who's taping his escapades Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008 in Golden Gate Community Park.     Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Sitting on top of a large mound of snow, Kalai Robert, 1, is unsure how to react to the chunk of snow presented by Paul Attard Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Marlene Attard, left, reaches a hand out to Kalai Robert, 1, who is unsure whether or not he likes snow as he slides down a mound of the cold stuff from Paul Attard, top right.  Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Jocelyn Rosario, 9, right, reacts to being hit with a snowball thrown by friend Ryann Leaman, 8, Saturday at Naples Snowfest 2008.  Naples held Snowfest 2008 on Saturday at Golden Gate Community Park where they turned 70 tons of ice into a snowy playground for thousands of children and adults.   Michel Fortier/Staff

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